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What you need to know as a florist about the Leucospermum

  • Colourful splendour

    Leucospermum is available in a wide range of colours, such as orange, yellow, red and pink.

  • Stylish applications

    The Leucospermum is an eye-catcher in any bouquet or arrangement, due to its striking inflorescence and exotic look.

  • Symbolic meaning

    Leucospermum symbolises determination, transformation and courage. The flower symbolises overcoming challenges and showing resilience in life.

All about the Leucospermum

The Leucospermum is a special addition to your shop. This flower is also known as Nutan or pincushion, and when you see the flower, you will know why.

The flowers of Leucospermum are striking and have a distinctive structure that resembles a pincushion. They usually have tubular flowers with numerous pointed, stiff and brightly coloured parts, which makes them a standout in a bouquet.

The name Leucospermum is used to describe the flowers.

The name Leucospermum comes from Greek and means white seed and refers to the white seeds that develop inside the flowers.

Leucospermum is an autumn-flowering shrub native to South Africa. Meanwhile, this eye-catcher is available year-round as growers in the southern and northern hemispheres supply Leucospermum to Royal FloraHolland.

The colour palette of this flower consists of orange (the original colour), yellow and red. The flowers are often used in autumn bouquets and bridal arrangements. Nice in a bouquet, but also solo on the vase!

Sales inspiration for the florist

The Leucospermum is a beautiful flower that is often used as an eye-catcher in bouquets. You can find more inspiration here.

Sales advice for the florist

In-store sales advice for Leucospermum

There are several techniques you can apply to the Leucospermum. Think of making arrangements, a bouquet, a mono-bouquet or drying.





When choosing the right bouquet, it is important to consider the meaning of the Leucospermum. Ideal for special occasions. Read the meaning of the flower under 'Product information'.

Give care tips

Give advice on caring for Leucospermum, so the customer knows how to keep the flowers fresh for as long as possible. Read the care tips under 'Care' for the best advice.

Inspiring stories from growers, florists and experts

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